glancing

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Glance \Glance\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.]

1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.

From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a shivered lance, That breaks about the dappled pools. --Tennyson.

2. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. "Your arrow hath glanced". --Shak.

On me the curse aslope Glanced on the ground. --Milton.

3. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.

The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven. --Shak.

4. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; -- often with at.

Wherein obscurely Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at. --Shak.

He glanced at a certain reverend doctor. --Swift.

5. To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.

And all along the forum and up the sacred seat, His vulture eye pursued the trip of those small glancing feet. --Macaulay.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Glancing \Glan"cing\, adjective

1. Shooting, as light.

When through the gancing lightnings fly. --Rowe.

2. Flying off (after striking) in an oblique direction; as, a glancing shot.


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